Nicaragua is divided into the Capital Region, Caribbean Nicaragua, Northern Highlands, Northern Pacific Coast, Rio San Juan Region, and Southern Pacific Coast. The cities within the country include Managua - Capital, León, Chinandega, Granada, Estelí, Matagalpa, Jinotega, Juigalpa, Ocotal, and San Carlos, to name a few, with ports and harbours such as Bluefields, Corinto, El Bluff, Puerto Cabezas, Puerto Sandino, Rama, and San Juan del Sur, in addition to many. Officially known as the Republic of Nicaragua, the country is the largest in the Central American isthmus. Official languages within the area is Spanish, with other recognised regional languages such as English, Miskito, Rama, Sumo, Miskito Coastal Creole, Garifuna, and Rama Cay Creole.
What to see & do
Among the destinations within the country include Corn Islands, Islets of Granada, Apoyo Lagoon Natural Reserve, Masaya Volcano, León Cathedral, Montelimar Beach, Old Cathedral of Managua, Selva Negra Mountain Resort, and Cerro Apante Natural Reserve, among others. A UNESCO World Heritage Site within Nicaragua is the León Cathedral, or the Cathedral of León, also known as the Real and renowned Basilica Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. As an important and historic landmark within Nicaragua, the cathedral’s construction lasted from 1747 to 1814, consecrated by Pope Pius IX, by 1860. The cathedral is located in the Diocese of León, in Nicaragua. Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve, or Apoyo Lagoon Natural Reserve of Nicaragua, is a nature reserve within the departments of Masaya and Granada in the country of Nicaragua. Managed by the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources or MARENA, it has one of Nicaragua’s 78 protected areas.